Iceland Explorer

Iceland Explorer

6 days

The nature in Iceland is out to amaze you, from the imposing volcanoes to the roaring waterfalls and incredible natural phenomenon such as The Great Geysir.


6 days

Iceland family holiday in summer

Explore a vast geothermal landscape of Iceland during the long summer days

On this family holiday to Iceland you'll appreciate the many layers of the land while bathing in the Blue Lagoon, walking through the volcanic landscape and cycling around the vast open spaces. Soak up the pleasant atmosphere of the colourful city of Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital. Head out on a majestic whale safari to see minke whales, humpback whales, white-beaked dolphins and harbour porpoises.

  • Geothermal areas of the Great Geysir and Krysuvikir
  • Go whale-watching from Reykjavik
  • Relax in the Blue Lagoon
  • Cycle in stunning wilderness
  • Experience long days of sunlight
  • Discover Iceland's Viking past in Thingvellir

Here's a taster of your Iceland family holiday. For more details please see the itinerary tab or trip notes.

Day 1 - Fly to Reykjavik. Walk in Krysuvik.

Day 2 - Gullfoss falls & volcanoes.

Day 3 - Cycling around Hveragerdi.

Day 4 - Visit Thingvellir & tour of Reykjavik.

Day 5 - Whale safari & free time to explore.

Day 6 - Blue Lagoon. Return flight home.

Day 1 - Fly to Keflavik. Walk in Keflavik
Arrive at Keflavik airport. Private transfer along the coast to Hveragerdi. Stop on route to observe birds from the clifftops. You then go for a walk through the Krysuvikur Geothermal area with bubbling mud pools, steam vents. A fine introduction to Iceland on your way to the first night's accommodation.
Day 2 - Gullfloss falls and volcanoes
Day tour to the impressive Gullfoss waterfall, which can be admired from many viewpoints. You then move on to theĀ Great Geysir geothermal area, with spouting geysers and many small bubbling hot pots. Today you pass by many volcanoes and waterfalls, giving a full impression of the volcanic history of Iceland. You stop to see a "salmon staircase" and visit a tomato farm.
Day 3 - Cycling around Hveragerdi
In the morning there is an opportunity to go for a relaxed walk in the nature park near your accommodation. There is also the option of arranging a horse trek around the nature park. In the afternoon you enjoy a bicycling tour around Hveragerdi. You take a late afternoon transfer to Fakasel Stable for a typical dinner and horse riding show.
Day 4 - Visit Thingvellir and tour Reykjavik
Drive via Thingvellir National Park where the Viking Parliament met under the open sky 1000 years ago. On arrival in Reykjavik, you have a city tour before finishing at your accommodation in the city.
Day 5 - Whale safari and time in Reykjavik
This morning you take a whale safari from the port, which is walking distance from your hotel - another beautiful encounter with nature and wildlife. The afternoon is at leisure in Reykjavik, but we recommend a visit to one of the many museums that tell the story of the Viking history of Iceland. This evening enjoy a fish dinner at a local restaurant.
Day 6 - Blue Lagoon. Return flight home.
Morning at leisure in the city, before transfering to Keflavik airport. En route you stop at the Blue Lagoon for a refreshing bath before your afternoon flight back to the UK.
  • Where will we stay?: 5 nights in hotels
  • What meals are included?: 5 breakfasts and 3 dinners
  • How do we travel?: On foot, car, bike & boat
  • Trip code: FIIE
  • Age guide: 12 - 18

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